Re: [PATCH v2] x86/efi-bgrt: Switch all pr_err() to pr_notice() for invalid BGRT

From: Matt Fleming
Date: Tue May 03 2016 - 15:02:20 EST

On Tue, 03 May, at 01:47:04PM, Josh Boyer wrote:
> The promise of pretty boot splashes from firmware via BGRT was at
> best only that; a promise. The kernel diligently checks to make
> sure the BGRT data firmware gives it is valid, and dutifully warns
> the user when it isn't. However, it does so via the pr_err log
> level which seems unnecessary. The user cannot do anything about
> this and there really isn't an error on the part of Linux to
> correct.
> This lowers the log level by using pr_notice instead. Users will
> no longer have their boot process uglified by the kernel reminding
> us that firmware can and often is broken when the 'quiet' kernel
> parameter is specified. Ironic, considering BGRT is supposed to
> make boot pretty to begin with.
> Signed-off-by: Josh Boyer <jwboyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> v2: Switch to using pr_notice instead of pr_debug
> arch/x86/platform/efi/efi-bgrt.c | 18 +++++++++---------
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

Applied. Thanks everyone!